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Taking Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack or Stroke? You Might Not Need It

A new study reveals that taking aspirin to prevent against strokes or heart attacks may not be required. Nearly 1 in 10 people who take aspirin for this reason may be exposing themselves to more harm rather than good.

LIFE January 13, 2015

Tibetan plateau warmest in 2000 years, poses risk of natural disasters: Report

A new study makes the alarming discovery that the Tibetan plateau has been hotter in the last 50 years when compared to any point in the past 2000 years. The increasing temperatures are a cause for worry as they may lead to disasters like flooding and landslides.

Earth/Environment August 17, 2014

Egyptian mummies are much older than we thought

Egyptians made mummies a good 1500 years earlier than scientists believed. The evidence comes from artifacts at a museum in England.

Internet Culture August 13, 2014

Digoxin ups risk of death in patients with atrial fibrillation

The use of digoxin to treat chronic heart conditions like A-fib may increase the risk of death in patients per a new study. Doctors caution against the use of the drug when safer alternatives are available.

August 13, 2014

Lung cancer rates in U.S. decline, says new study

Lung cancer rates have declined 12 percent in the U.S. thanks to reduced smoking, reveals a new study. However, certain other types of lung cancers are on the rise.

LIFE August 12, 2014

New system of cancer classification may lead to better treatments

A new system of cancer categorization could possibly lead to improved treatment of the disease. A new study has identified 11 major sub-types based on the molecular and cellular features instead of the tissue of origination.

LIFE August 11, 2014

Odds of breast cancer increase with rare gene mutation

A new study reveals that women with the rare PALB2 gene mutation are at a higher risk of getting breast cancer. The chances of those diagnosed with PALB2 gene mutation of getting breast cancer are one in three by the time they are 70 years old, when compared to women who do not have the gene mutation.

LIFE August 7, 2014

Birth control pills may increase breast cancer risk

A new study suggests that women who take birth control pills could be more susceptible to breast cancer. However, not all oral contraceptives may lead to breast cancer risk.

LIFE August 3, 2014

Ancient humans not as primitive, flexibility to climate change key to survival of species

A new study suggests that ancient humans are not as primitive as previously thought to be. Researchers discovered that ancient man was able to adapt to climate change.

Animals July 7, 2014

Scientists look into how animals pee and they have a good reason for that

A new study discovers the benefits of gravity and how a connection exists between it and how animals pee. The findings can be of help to engineers who can design mechanisms accordingly.

July 5, 2014

Childhood obesity triggering asthma epidemic: Study

A new study hints at a causal link between obesity and asthma. Obesity in childhood may be responsible for fueling asthma.

LIFE July 4, 2014

Childhood vaccines are safe, side effects rare, says review

A new study debunks the myth that childhood vaccines are not safe for children. The study reveals that the vaccines have rare side effects.

LIFE July 3, 2014

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